2022 Gavilan College Commencement
Graduates who have submitted their RSVP to attend Commencement....
YOUR COMMENCEMENT PACKETS ARE READY TO BE PICKED UP!!
Visit the Gavilan Bookstore at the Gilroy campus to pick up your Commencement Package containing:
1) Commencement Information
2) Your six (6) tickets
3) Your two (2) parking passes
We are so excited for our outdoor Commencement Spring 2022! What follows is some very important information and dates.
The 2022 Commencement Ceremony will be held on May 27th at 3pm in Parking Lot H.
Check with your counselor to verify your ability to graduate.
Petitions are due Friday, April 15, 2022, to ensure your name in the Commencement Ceremony program.
Students eligible to graduate will be receiving mail/emails from Gavilan College with ceremony information.
Click on this link to submit your Graduation Petition.
Commencement Ceremony Participation
Please note that each graduate participating in the Commencement Ceremony will be allowed six (6) guests with two (2) vehicle passes (including their own vehicle).
For 2022, graduates wishing to participate in the Commencement Ceremony, you will need to RSVP to participate.
Click here to RSVP and attend the Commencement Ceremony on May 27th
Only graduates and their guests that have submitted their reservation and have tickets will be allowed to participate in the Ceremony and admitted into the guest seating area.
Your RSVP must be received by Tuesday, May 22, 2022.
Questions and Answers
Q: If I submit my Graduation Petition, am I automatically registered to attend the Commencement Ceremony?
A: Unfortunately, no. You must RSVP to participate. Only graduates that have RSVP's will be issued tickets.
Q: Will the number of guests I bring be limited?
A: Yes. Each graduate may bring up to six (6) guests each and will receive two (2) parking permits. Guests without tickets will not be permitted to enter the Ceremony seating area.
Q: I have a big family and they all want to see me graduate...what do I tell them?
A: The Commencement Ceremony will be live-streamed, so your family members may view the Ceremony as it happens live from any remote location with internet access.
Q: What happens if I submit my Graduation Petition after April 15th? Can I still RSVP for the Ceremony?
A: Yes, you may still participate in the Ceremony if you submit your Graduation Petition after April 15th. However, your name may not appear in the program.
Q: Will I or my family members need to be vaccinated to participate/attend the Ceremony?
A: No, vaccinations will not be required for graduates nor for family members/guests.
Q: Will masks be required for graduates or guests for the Ceremony?
A: While masks may be worn if an individual chooses, they will not be required.
Friday, April 15, 2022 - Graduation Petition due date
Tuesday, May 22, 2022 - Eventbrite RSVP deadline
The Commencement 2022 Committee